According to a series of news reports, a motorcyclist was killed in an accident caused by a driver who’s still on the run.
Reports show that the 29-year-old motorcyclist was riding his Harley Davidson on Interstate 880 north of the Tasman exit when he was hit. After the accident, the driver left the scene, leaving the rider on the South Bay highway alone without calling for help.
At the moment, the California Highway Patrol is looking for tips on the driver involved in the deadly accident and is asking the public for help. According to the reports, witnesses have described the vehicle involved in the accident as a newer black Dodge Charger or Challenger. Also according to witnesses, the vehicle may have been fitted with a retro style wrap around the tail lights. Some damage to the front end was also reported.
The motorcyclist’s family is now looking for justice.
If you are aware of any other details that could help the CHP, you may follow this link to read more about the accident or obtain more details on this story.
This particular hit-and-run accident did not expose any other drivers, motorcyclists or pedestrians to injuries. If you’re a driver, remember that whenever you’re involved in an accident, you should stay at the scene of the accident until help arrives.
Motorcyclists are urged to stay safe by riding defensively at all times. Too often, drivers don’t or can’t see riders. Staying alert and learning more about defensive riding skills may help you, as a rider, to avoid major accidents.